The 66 meter long freighter Yong De Sheng 168 collided with the 78 meter long freighter Fuhang 89 in the Minjiang River in the Fujian Province, China. The two vessels quickly sank after the collision. All five crew on board the Fuhang 89 were rescued. Three crew of the 10 crew from the Yong De Sheng 168 were also rescued from the water. However, one crewman later perished. Seven men were still missing. Rescue boats and helicopters continue to search for the missing crewmen. Local authorities have launched an investigation into the incident.